Trusses abound

On Broad Street, looking west toward the State University of New York.

Miller and Cornelia streets, looking northbound. These are newer units.

This page is self explanatory.

Interestingly, Plattsburgh is not the only city that uses this style of truss. So does Endicott, in the Southern Tier. At the State University, these are school signals; on Miller Street, they warn about pedestrians. Photos taken 4 October 2002.


Newer signals with backplates, like something out of the Golden State.

The typical signal. It looks like a Saratoga Springs signal, circa 1966, with a Syracuse twist.

Something out of the Bluegrass State?

A warning light that looks like something out of Endicott.

It greets you as you enter on Route 3.

The oldest installation is also a compilation of different influences. We’ll explain.

One block from the oldest installation is an interesting treatment of trusses.

Older signals that have a couple of oddities.